Music listings 

Thursday,

FEbruary 14

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew for open jam night with guitars, mics and drums available. All styles of music welcome.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 3:30 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

What: 200th Birthday Party   They are all turning 50: Victor Beresford, Chris Bahrey, Brett Wood and Donny Butler. Wish the four over the hill good times with music from DJ Mister Fister a.k.a. Chili Thom. Party 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dusty’s at Creekside

 

What: Celebrate Live in Whistler   The Whistler Arts Council and VANOC host free live outdoor concerts as part of Celebration 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. Today FreeFlow and You Say Party! We Say Die!

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

What: Mix-Up Singles Party   Live music from Vancouver’s FreeFlow. Mix it up to find a Valentine’s date. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Who:    Drew Wilson   Aussie singer/songwriter brings original balladry with great covers at 9 p.m.

Where:               The Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    Sherri St. Germain   Soul and new jazz from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    Too Soon To Tell Local band plays all your favourite covers with George Skoupas at the helm. Acoustic sessions from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               FireRock Lounge at Westin

 

what:   Murphy’s Lágh High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Happy Thursday Snowboard.com presents Whistler’s hottest talent on the decks; snowboard and turntable alike. DJ R3 dishes out popular local’s night.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

What: Anti-Valentines   DJ Rob Baanks delivers mash-up set with party rockers and thumping house. Prizes for most pathetic single. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

Who:    DJ Maxi & Lon   DJ Maxi of Australia spins old skool, reggae, nu-wave jazz and low beat for apres. DJ Lon turns the tables ot funk, house and breaks all night.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

what: Party Beats It’s Kisses and Condoms for the special Valentine’s Day event hosted by DJ Tim Livingstone with sexy   house and banging electro. Double CD release party, free CDs and kisses giveaway.   Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Friday,

FEbruary 15

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Sherri St. Germain   Soul and new jazz from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

who: The Bowen Boys Toe tapping favorites and Celtic tradtional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

What: Celebrate Live in Whistler   The Whistler Arts Council and VANOC host free live outdoor concerts as part of Celebration 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. Today Paramedic and Cadence Weapon.

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

What: Reggae Night   Kostaman and The Vibrations warm up crowds with positive, infectious grooves to keep you dancing all night and then DJ Phroh throws down dancehall and jungle. Show starts at 9 p.m.

Where:               The Longhorn Saloon

 

Who:    G Willy   This local favourite knows how to rock out a party with all your cover favourites live.

Where:               The Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 2 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres at 3:30 p.m.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legends Guitar Doug and Grateful Greg, voted Whistler’s Best Musicians for 2007, rock out at Whistler’s original watering hole at 9 p.m.

Where:               Tapley’s

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Spy vs. Spy Dave Morris and Chris Munro join acoustic forces for all your cover favourites.   Show 9 p.m.

Where:               Black’s Pub

 

Who:    Dave Morris Sampling lattes and strummin’ tunes from noon until 4 p.m.

Where:               Second Cup

 

what:   LUNA Jam Lounge Grab your instrument and join like-minded musicians to jam and learn about music licensing with SOCAN Music professionals. Workshop starts at 7 p.m. and jam at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for LUNA members and $7 for non-members.

Where:               Spruce Grove Field House in White Gold

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Not even finished high school and already this grade 12 student is an EMI recording artist with performances in China as well as Juno Award and Toronto Film Festival after parties. Mature vocals and easy piano come together for a local show not to be missed.   Show 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where:               Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Lounge

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Heat Friday   TMS Crew from Vancity rip up club hits, hip hop and old school.

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

what:   Campground C   Country music rocks the Creekside with Bryon James.

Where:               Dusty’s

 

who: Nobody Really   Listen for his hip hop single Van City Rain delivered by            local wordplay master. Featuring Godfrey with special guest DJ J-Rawks. Doors 9 p.m. Cover   $5.

Where:               Merlin’s Who:    DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: Ladies Night DJ Neoteric delivers best in hip hop, baltimore club, house and electro.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Who:    The Grind C1rca presents DJ Rosco with hip hop, reggae and R&B. Ladies free all night.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    DJ Lon/Jensen   DJ Lon spins mountainside apres with funk, house and breaks while DJ Jensen takes over with electro, boogie and house in the evening.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC) Who:    Puf the Majik DJ Mix of Top 40, R&B, retro and party classics. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

What: Freeform Fridays DJ Kenya explores mash ups, Top 40 and rocker house. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Saturday,

FEbruary 16

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

What: Celebrate Live in Whistler   The Whistler Arts Council and VANOC host free live outdoor concerts as part of Celebration 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. Today Redeye Empire and Maestro Fresh Wes.

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 2 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

Who:    New Orleans Ale Stars Hot jazz quartet live at 7 p.m.

Where:               Black’s Pub

 

who: The Bowen Boys Toe tapping favorites and Celtic traditional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

Who:    The Hairfarmer’s   Legendary duo Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug strum up Whistler’s most famous apres.

Where:               Dusty’s

 

Who:    A Whole Lotta Led   The best in Led Zeppelin returns for local’s favourite not to mention craziest show. These local boys deliver music that would make Plant proud. Get there early. This show always sells out. Doors 9 p.m. Cover $5.

Where:               Dusty’s

 

Who:    GWilly   This local favourite knows how to rock out a party with all your cover favourites live.

Where:               The Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    Ali Milner   Not even finished high school and already this grade 12 student is an EMI recording artist with performances in China as well as Juno Award and Toronto Film Festival after parties. Mature vocals and easy piano come together for a local show not to be missed. Vancouver.   Show 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where:               Fifty Two 80 Bistro and Lounge

Who:    Spy vs. Spy Dave Morris and Chris Munro join acoustic forces for all your cover favourites after the hockey game.

Where:               The Brewhouse

Who:    Dave Morris Sampling lattes and strummin’ tunes from noon until 4 p.m.

Where:               Second Cup

 

What: The Chambo Graham Show   Music for charity is on the playbill with proceeds from show benefiting the Gift of Sight Charity. Donations for the non-profit setting up third-world countries with eye glasses will be accepted.

Where:               Sunglass Hut store front

 

CLUBS AND DJs

Who:    DJ Foxy Moron Voted Best Apres by Whistler peeps, Foxy Moron, a.k.a. Ace MacKay-Smith spins her dad’s old records and lots more from soul to funk to electronic, eclectically directed. No Top 40 jiggy for evening show. Rock 101 Apres.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    DJ Peacefrog A mainstream mix of tunes that gets the dance floor going.

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

What: Seduction Saturdays   DJ Rosco spins a mix for everyone.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Who:    DJ JT James   DJ JT James of Raw Radio fame gets wild with party classics, Top 40, R&B grinders and dirty breaks. Doors 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

Sunday,

FEbruary 17

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

What: Celebrate Live in Whistler   The Whistler Arts Council and VANOC host free live outdoor concerts as part of Celebration 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. Today Bitterly Divine.

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

What: Whistler Stories   Whistler Story short films commissioned by the Whistler Film Festival Society will screen starting at 3:40 p.m. Get to know the real Whistler with these locally-produced films. Free.

Where:               Village Square in Whistler

 

What: The Chambo Graham Show Music for charity is on the playbill with proceeds from show benefiting the War Child Canada. Donations to charity helping build schools will be accepted. Other musicians are welcome to lend their instruments to the worthy cause.

Where:               Cafe de La Place storefront

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

what:   The Bowen Boys Toe tapping favorites and Celtic traditional tunes with Rob Thompson and guests from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

What: Punk Night   Whistler’s ultimate anti-club night. This week Madcowboys (Calgary),Blackie and the Triumphs (featuring Kyla the electric violinist) and Captain D-Hab and the Strugglers.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    Sean Rose   Rhythm and blues review at favourite local watering hole in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.) Rich vocals, smooth guitar: perfect for the cocktail hour at this best kept secret.

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

What: Afterburn Party   Join in the local tradition by watching the Fire and Ice show and then dancing it up with The Hairfarmer’s live with Grateful Greg and Guitar Doug at 7:30 p.m. The boys also strum up Whistler’s best apres earlier that afternoon.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Dave Morris Sampling lattes and strummin’ tunes from noon until 4 p.m.

Where:               Second Cup

What: Jam Night Play along side Kostaman for Whistler’s longest running jam night. Mics, guitars, bass, small drum kit and percussion available. Show 9 p.m.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Locals’ Night Weekend winds down with full-throttle club night.

Where:               Longhorn Saloon & Grill

 

What: Soul Kitchen   Weekly rotation of international and local turntable talent. This week break beats with DJ Quest who helped pioneer breakbeat alongside Stanton Warriors and Blowfelt. Doors 9 p.m. Cover $5 before 11 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

what:   Texas Hold-Em   Compete in free tournament with prizes for top three. Winner competes in finals in April. Only 60 seats available. Shuffle at   7 p.m. Deal at 8 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

Monday,

FEbruary 18

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

what: Karaoke   I Will Survive won’t sing itself, so come out to sing all your favourites. Hosted by James Mr. Karaoke.

Where:               Crystal Lounge

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

who: Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites form ex-Paperboys Cam and Shannon Saunders on fiddle and mandolin from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew to jam it out and bring together Whistler’s music community. Guitars and amps provided.

Where:               Dusty’s

 

Who:    Justin Nozuka   R&B, blues, pop and rock mingles together for mature sound that rocks into overdrive with four-piece. Universal offered to produce his debut album. Justin turned it down (with album distributed on Warner and EMI) because he wanted to keep his music real. Joined by Hayley Sales, this is definitely a must-see event.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.  

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

what:   LuluLUNA Free Yoga Stretch into a healthier frame of mind with free yoga. Some mats available for beginners. Bring your own. All ages welcome.

Where:               Millennium Place downstairs

 

CLUBS AND DJs

what:   ‘80s Night DJ Ryder spins hip hop classics, dance floor anthems and hair rock that takes you way back for local’s night. Free cover for ‘80s outfits between 9-10 p.m. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s who: DJ Ricochet   Booty-shakin’ breaks, electro lounge and soulful house. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

who: Shane Kehoe   Ministry of Sound storms Whistler with Shane Kehoe. If you liked the previous Hed Kandi show, you won’t want to miss this huge night.

Where:               Savage Beagle

 

 

 

Tuesday

FEbruary 19

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: All New House Band Local band plays all your favourite covers you can dance and sing to at 9 p.m.

Where:               Buffalo Bill’s

 

Who:    Econoline Crush   The Juno-award-nominated band has toured with the likes of Kiss and The Tea Party. Listen for new music from latest album Ignite produced by Sylvia Massey of Prince and Tool fame. Joined by local punkers Fall of Summer. Advance $15 tickets on sale at GLC and Katmandu. Otherwise $20 at the door.

Where:               Garibaldi Lift Company (GLC)

 

Who:    Andrea Graham   Acoustic covers from Radiohead to Blind Melon for apres from 4-6 p.m. and evening from 9-11 p.m. in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.)

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

 

What: LUNA Dodgeball Wear sports clothing and non-marking sneakers for this drop-in session from 8:30-10:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Must be 18 years or older. Admission is $3 for LUNA members and $7 for non-members.

Where:               Whistler Secondary School

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

who: Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites form ex-Paperboys Cam and Shannon Saunders on fiddle and mandolin from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

Clubs and DJs

what:   Liftickt Night One of New York’s best party spinners DJ Eleven goes head to head with DJ Dana D for Lifttickt hosted by Jon C.

Where:               Moe Joe’s  

 

Who:    Afrika Bambaataa The godfather of hip hip live. Advance $15 tickets available at The Circle or Billabong.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

What: Celebration Tuesdays Hip hop duo the Faction Sound Crew spins out favourite longtime local’s night.

Where:               Savage Beagle

What: Altered Beast Local cover band tears up all your favourites from Rage Against the Machine to Tool and Hard Rock. Show 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

Who:    Mat the Alien Heats things up with wild and nasty funk, breaks and his signature scratching and samples. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish Who: DJ Dakota DJ Dakota will be in da house to spin out awesome tracks all night long.

Where:               Crystal Lounge Wednesday

FEbruary 20

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

What: Whistler Jam Join Kostaman for a 9 p.m. jam session. Bring your own instruments or use his (mics, acoustic guitar, bass, small drum kit, percussion instruments). Each week is a different creative mix that helps to cultivate upcoming talent. Starts at 9 p.m.

Where:               Black’s Pub

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 3:30 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

What: Loco’s Nite Everything acoustic live with Chris Munro every Wednesday night at 8 p.m.

Where:               Unas Mas at Creekside

 

Who:    Willie MacCalder   Solo blues and R&B from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

who: Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites form ex-Paperboys Cam and Shannon Saunders on fiddle and mandolin from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Dr. Dave   Rockin’ Whistler’s smallest pub with great covers from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Upper Village. (Formerly BBK’s.)

Where:               Fitzsimmon’s Pub

 

What: Music Bingo Test your music trivia with Zoo Keeny and Big Rich at 7:30 p.m. Free to   play with lots of prizes to be won.

Where:               The Brewhouse Pub Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Dirty Beats   Whistler’s dirtiest DJs throw down house, electro and break beats for legendary Drum ‘n’ Bass Night. This week celebrate pooch Smuchi’s B-Day with DJ Toddski and Mekin throwing down phat and funky breaks. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Tommy Africa’s

 

What: Local’s Night Puf the Majik DJ with hip hop, breaks and classics. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

 

What: Real Deal Wednesdays Scratch wizard Mat the Alien, voted Whistler’s number one DJ nine years in a row, spins legendary set before hopping a plane for his Thursday residency in Las Vegas.

Where:               Moe Joe’s

 

Thursday,

FEbruary 21

LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS

Who:    Gnar Boots   Join the Gnar Boot crew for open jam night with guitars, mics and drums available. All styles of music welcome.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    G Willy Acoustic everything from happiest strummer in town at 3:30 p.m. for apres.

Where:               Behind the Grind

 

Who:    Black Swade Squamish punk rock band of teens dials up adult-sound that shows no mercy.

Where:               Merlin’s

 

Who:    World Cup Mainstage Free outdoor concert kicks off with DJ Shortfuse and Squamish punk rock sensation Black Swade at 2:30 p.m.

Where:               Village Square

 

Who:    Ali Milner   The EMI recording artist will be performing live at the premier of Community Now: Made in Whistler screening, which includes live music, film screening, art exhibit and nibblies. The film is a 30-minute documentary about what it is like to be a kid growing up in Whistler. Free admission to this Celebration 2010 event. Art show at 7 and film at 7:30 p.m.

Where:               MY Millennium Place

 

Who:    Sherri St. Germain   Soul and new jazz from   3:30-5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Mallard Lounge at Fairmont

 

what:   Cam Salay High energy Celtic & Irish pub favourites form ex-Paperboys Cam and Shannon Saunders on fiddle and mandolin from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               Dubh Linn Gate Old Irish Pub

 

Who:    Too Soon To Tell Local band plays all your favourite covers with George Skoupas at the helm. Acoustic sessions from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Where:               FireRock Lounge at Westin

 

Who:    Cameron Chu   Whistler’s own piano man tickles the ivories with classics and smooth rolling favourites.

Where:               The Bearfoot Bistro

 

CLUBS AND DJs

What: Happy Thursday Snowboard.com presents Whistler’s hottest talent on the decks; snowboard and turntable alike. DJ R3 dishes out popular local’s night.

Where:               Garfinkel’s

 

Who:    Rotator Thursdays   Guest DJs rotates his or own style. Doors 9 p.m.

Where:               Maxx Fish

what: Party Beats Features resident DJ Audio Pilot a.k.a. JT with funky, dirty house and chunky electro. Doors 9 p.m.

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